Everyday conversations for English learners: Giving your opinion

Learning to speak English? Our Everyday Conversations help you practice. Click the audio link to hear a native speaker pronounce each word while you...

Everyday conversations for English learners: Financing a business [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on financing a business.
Deux étudiantes assises à une table dans une bibliothèque, des livres et des cahiers ouverts devant elles (Département d’État/D.A. Peterson)

Everyday conversations: Women and education [audio]

Practice American English through these real-world everyday conversations. Here, three students discuss the importance of educating women.
Woman holding up diamond between her thumb and finger (Crater of Diamonds State Park via AP)

Everyday conversations: Find diamonds in a park [audio]

This series of Everyday Conversations is about a family traveling to each of the 50 U.S. states. Learn terms from a trip to Crater of Diamonds State Park.

Learning English? You’ll want to make a beeline for these phrases

Many American English phrases owe their origin to the work habits of bees. Learn some idiomatic phrases inspired by the tiny pollinators.

Everyday conversations: Inclusive education [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, students discuss inclusive education.
Hand holding food in bowl (Culinary Literacy Center)

Trading schoolbooks for cookbooks

Through cooking and sharing meals together, nonnative English speakers in Philadelphia's Edible Alphabet program improve their English literacy.

Everyday conversations for English learners: Winter activities [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on winter activities.